I found this lovely painting on the internet and thought it a perfect lesson in painting water reflection. You get two opportunities to practice water reflection. One in the background and one in the foreground. So I made a tutorial of how to tackle this painting.
As usual, my watercolor class nailed it. I throw all sorts of things at them and they not only execute the concept, but they deliver it in their own beautiful way. Here were some of the interpretations of the lesson:
Ok. You’re turn. Now you give it a try!
If you are lucky enough to live in one of the leaf peeping regions, I’m sure you have been celebrating the stellar foliage. No two years are the same, but this year is noteworthy. There are reds and hot-pinks I have not seen in years. I find it difficult to make it to my mailbox without getting distracted! In fact, because of this I collected up a bunch of leaves from my yard and brought them to the watercolor class I teach.
Here’s another cool thing:
I needed a new phone and decided to transition from the I phone to the Motorola. I have no regrets, in fact it’s the opposite. I was able to purchase a Haselblad camera lens for my phone. A real lens to add to my light-weight heavily accessible phone? Yep. And I’m having a blast. Here are some leaf photos I’ve taken with my new toy:
I can’t get over the detail!
So here is to another autumn weekend.
You know where you’ll find me… OUTSIDE!!!
Please forgive me for not posting on pottery for a long time. I even taught pottery camp this summer and don’t have a single photo to show for it! I have a new session coming up with new ideas to explore. So hopefully you will see more of me in the coming months!